Tyndale NT Study Group July 2017

We have a fantastic line-up of papers for the NT Study Group this year—come and join us to engage in some world-class scholarship!

The Tyndale New Testament Study Group is part of the Tyndale Fellowship for biblical and theological research, based at Tyndale House in Cambridge, and including evangelical scholars from all over the world.

This year’s NT Study Group will be meeting at Tyndale House from 5th to 7th July. Our theme this year is focussing on Depictions of Jesus in the New Testament. Alongside the main theme, there will also papers on other issues in NT study.

The study group is a great opportunity to engage with the best of evangelical scholarship, and to meet other scholars from around the world. If you would to book to attend the conference, you can do this through the newly updated site for the Tyndale NT Study group. There is an ‘early bird’ discount running until 30th April 2017. 

The programme is as follows:

  • Christoph Stenschke: The Portrayal of the Jewish Jesus in Acts and Its Implications
  • David Wenham:An Unencumbered Reading of the Matthean Beatitudes?
  • Bruce Henning: The Matthean Jesus’ Broad Eschatological Use Scripture:  Isa 61:1-3 as a Test Case
  • Kent Brower: Identity and Mission: Depictions of Christ in Mark
  • Christopher Shell: The Depictions of Jesus in the Four Gospels
  • Roelof Alkema: Synoptic, Johannine and Apocryphal Depictions of Jesus in the Catholic Epistles
  • Mark J. Keown: Paul’s Jesus in Philippians
  • Mikko Sivonen: The Doxa Motif in Paul: Jesus as the Intrinsic and Derived Glory of God
  • Daniel K. Eng: The Crucible of Divine Approval in James
  • Stuart Rochester: Paul’s Appropriation of Jesus’ ‘Self-Denial’ Sayings
  • Jermo van Ness: The Linguistic Problem of the Pastoral Epistles: A Reassessment
  • Trevor Burke: Paul and His Colleagues: A Sociolinguistic Approach

The Tyndale NT Lecture will be by Prof Armin Baum: “Adam was not deceived, but the woman was deceived” (1 Tim 2:14) A New Testament Stereotype on Gender Differences in Exegetical, Historical and Social-Psychological Perspective.

Do come and join us in Cambridge!

Themes for future years will be:

  • 2018: The Gospel of John
  • 2019: Dating, historicity and composition of the NT canon
  • 2020: a theological theme in the NT (tbc)

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1 thought on “Tyndale NT Study Group July 2017”

  1. Ian – for 2019 is the topic the increasingly crystallised Canon (the topic of the books of Metzger, Bruce, Beckwith, LM McDonald…) or the dating etc. of the 27 ‘canonical books’? Thanks. Chris.


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